MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive123% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 12:49
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 141
2-Core 278
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 730
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 586
Reflection 507
Parallax 637
154% 577 fps
Gravity 573
Splatting 297
194% 435 fps
Poor: 109% Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 317 315 315 317 307 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 491
Mixed 402
SusWrite 318
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 65
215% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 357
270% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 138 140 141 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 187
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 139
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 161 160 160 160 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 158
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 160
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 66%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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